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As they continue to battle German troops for control of the Scheldt Estuary (Northern Belgium - Zeeland Netherlands border), Canadian soldiers traverse a flooded area in amphibious vehicles: Fall 1944 Canadian Soldiers, Canadian Army, Canadian History, Operation Market Garden, Amphibious Vehicle, D Day, World War Two, Troops, Military Vehicles

Canadian Amtraks pick up stranded soldiers on the Dutch island of Walcheren. The island, which is under sea level and was drained by Dutch diking centuries ago, was deliberately flooded by Allied bombing to isolate German troops to the high ground before a joint Anglo-Canadian invasion in October-November 1944.

Scouts of The Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada, Camp de Brasschaet, Belgium, 9 October 1944 Canadian Soldiers, Canadian Army, British Army, Ww2 History, Military History, Siegfried Line, War Photography, Remembrance Day, Military Photos

Scout personnel of the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada (?). These men have killed a total of 101 men through sniping operations. 9 Oct 1944, Camp de Brasschaet, Belgium.

Dutch civilians attending the burial of fifty-five Canadian Soldiers, all members of Canada's Black Watch Regiment. Temporary field cemetery near Ossendrecht, The Netherlands Canadian Soldiers, Canadian Army, Canadian History, British Soldier, American Code, Royal Canadian Navy, British Humor, Armed Forces, World War Two

Dutch civilians attending the burial of fifty-five Canadian Soldiers, all members of Canada's Black Watch Regiment.

Aurore Jeep Major Jacques Ostiguy of Le Régiment de Maisonneuve, who has just been decorated with the Distinguished Service Order, Ossendrecht, Netherlands, 17 October 1944 Raymond Loewy, Ski Doo, Automobile, Canadian Army, Ww2 History, Illustrations, World War Ii, Wwii, Sunrises

Major Jacques Ostiguy of Le Régiment de Maisonneuve, who has just been decorated with the Distinguished Service Order, Ossendrecht, The Netherlands, 17 October 1944.

Canadian Army Major William Ewing salutes at the funeral of 55 members of "A" Company of The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada who were killed in combat. The funeral was also attended by. Royal Canadian Navy, I Am Canadian, Funeral, Operation Market Garden, Canadian Soldiers, Canada, British Army, France, Military History

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Major William Ewing saluting at the funeral of 55 members of 'A' Company, The Black Watch ( Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada. Ossendrecht, Netherlands 26 Oct 1944.

Canadian Army Major William Ewing salutes at the funeral of 55 members of "A" Company of The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada who were killed in combat. The funeral was also attended by. Royal Canadian Navy, I Am Canadian, Funeral, Operation Market Garden, Canadian Soldiers, Canada, British Army, France, Military History

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Major William Ewing saluting at the funeral of 55 members of 'A' Company, The Black Watch ( Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada. Ossendrecht, Netherlands 26 Oct 1944.

Putte Antwerpsestraat Canadeesewacht bij burgemeesterswoning Canadian Army, Ww2 History, Netherlands, Om, Street View, Military, Belgium, Dutch Netherlands, Holland

Putte Antwerpsestraat Canadeesewacht bij burgemeesterswoning

Sniper of the Calgary Highlanders, probably in Fort Brasschaat, Belgium, October Royal Canadian Navy, Canadian Army, Lee Enfield, Ww2 History, Highlanders, Armed Forces, Calgary, World War, Belgium

Lieutenant Gordon H. Sellar, Scout Platoon Officer, Calgary Highlanders, Kapellen, Belgium, 6 October 1944. Sellar continued his career after the war and achieved the rank of Brigadier-General with the Canadian Forces. His wife Gloria Sellar became well known as an activist with regards to veterans' causes.

Most probably Infantry Division near the hamlet of Haaglanden, Laagstraat (nowadays Ossendrecht) - Community Woensdrecht. Ww2 History, Division, Ps, German, October, Community, Some People, Painted Canvas, Deutsch

Canadians wearing German smocks.Most probably 2nd Infantry Division near the hamlet of Haaglanden, Laagstraat (nowadays Ossendrecht) - Community Woensdrecht. October 1944

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